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MS Royal Evolution Liveaboard
The Overall Review
We spent 8.4 hours reading reviews from experts and divers about MS Royal Evolution Liveaboard.
In summary, this is what divers think:
3 reasons to dive
- Many people were happy with the friendliest crew they have ever came across.
- Some people said that the chef prepared the most delicious meals everyday that stood above many of the best restaurants in the world.
- The evening activities was a well deserved distraction after long days of diving.
3 reasons NOT to dive
- Many people were taken back by the lack of marine life on the dives.
- Some divers said that the briefings weren't well planned and they were centered towards experienced divers only.
- Some people noted that the cabins were cramped for space and this limited your luggage you could take on board.
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Description and details
Diving on the MS Royal Evolution in Egypt and Sudan
MS Royal Evolution – explore the exotic marine vista of Egypt and Sudan in style
MS Royal Evolution is a magnificent liveaboard that provides exhilarating diving escapades. It is designed for divers by a team of expert divers, specifically keeping covering long distance dive tour to different destinations. It is super equipped to travel long distances and provide its guests a maximum level of comfort without compromising on performance. The luxurious liveaboard offers a two-week trip to the beautiful dive sites of Sudan and Egypt.
Boat Interior – famous for its stability to cover long distance trips
The powerful steel vessels Royal Evolution is famous for its incredible stability. It can accommodate 24 divers in 12 deluxe cabins with all the eminent facilities onboard. 8 twin cabins are located on the lower deck. The main deck has four spacious cabins from which 2 cabins have extra facilities for the divers with disabilities. All the cabins have en-suite bathrooms, fresh/hot water showers, storage areas, and air-conditioned with separated temperature control option. There is a large salon for the divers to socialize with others or enjoy the entertainment facilities completely free.
Deck Areas – dive in the exotic sites or relax in the salon
The huge dive deck area located at the back of the liveaboard has all the facilities to prepare yourself for the dives. 3 professional instructors are onboard are always ready to assist you.
Nitrox is available for the certified divers with some extra charges. The social hub of the boat, bar, and jacuzzi are located on the sundeck. The enormous saloon is a peaceful area for relaxing or chatting with another fellow diver. There are multiple options for the diver to get entertained in-between dives.
Food and Entertainment
MS Royal Evolution provides a variety of entertainment facilities to its guests which includes audio-video entertainment, free access to the internet, which is the only way of communication with your friends and family home. The dining area gives a restaurant look and the food served there is freshly prepared by professional chefs. You can have the western and Egyptian delicacies thrice a day in buffet style. A variety of delicious snacks and beverages are served throughout the day. Wines and other hard drinks can be availed by paying extra charges. You also have a free option to customize your food if you are on any medication or special diet.
When to go
Egypt and Sudan not only share the land but also the water boundaries. So, the diving conditions for both the destinations are the same and they welcome divers all year round. The best time for the dive safari adventure is Spring and Autumn. It gives you the best underwater visibility along with the opportunity to explore thousands of fish species that include hammerheads and tuna. Diving in Brothers, Daedalus and Elphinstone will give the option to see different landscapes and vibrant corals (soft and hard both).
- Camera Station
- Daily housekeeping
- Audio & video entertainment
- TV in cabins
- Air Conditioned saloon
- Aircon Cabins
- Sun Deck
- Indoor Saloon
- Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
- Warm Water Showers
- Outdoor Dining
- Custom built for diving
- Charging stations
- En-Suite bathrooms
- Free Internet
- Non-Smoking Rooms
- Outside Showers
- Seaview Cabins
- Separate Rinse for u/w Camera
- Leisure Deck
- Observation Deck
- BBQ Area